Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education

Bilkent University invites applications for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education at the Department of Educational Sciences with an expected start date of September 2, 2019. This is a full-time position with multi-year renewal, and promotion potential, contingent on successful review.

Requirements: Applicant must have an undergraduate degree in Mathematics, and an earned doctorate degree in Curriculum and Instruction, or a closely related field. Preference will be given to applicants who have publication record in reputable journals, and teacher education experience. Having a teaching certificate, and/or teaching experience in secondary school context will be an asset.

Responsibilities include teaching MA & PhD level courses, supervising student-teachers in their field experiences, supervising graduate theses, and maintaining active scholarly work in the field.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with credentials and experience. Benefits include rent-free furnished housing on campus, air-fare, pension, comprehensive private and public health coverage, and reduced tuition fee for dependent children enrolled in the Bilkent Laboratory and International School providing rigorous international programs (http://blisankara.org).

How to apply: Interested candidates should send their CV, indicating their best publications, and contact information for five academic referees to the Dean of the Faculty of Education, Prof. Dr. Mefharet Kocatepe (fedu@bilkent.edu.tr), by Feb 28, 2019. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Additional information:

Dedicated to producing well qualified high school teachers in five subject areas (biology, English, mathematics, Turkish language and literature, and physics). Bilkent University Graduate School of Education offers a combined graduate level program blending the MA in Curriculum and Instruction Program, and two locally and internationally recognized teaching certification programs. A major strength of the program is internship opportunities at prestigious schools in Turkey and in England. For more information: http://teached.bilkent.edu.tr


Founded in 1984, Bilkent University is a non-profit English-medium foundation university, which is located on a beautiful campus near Ankara, the capital of Turkey and the cradle of civilizations. Bilkent is a vibrant international community with more than 800 faculty members, one-fourth of this number coming from 34 countries. Currently there are about 13,000 students in 9 faculties and 2 four-year vocational schools. With funds from the endowments provided by the founder, the university each year awards scholarships to more than 50% of the student body. Bilkent University has exchange agreements with universities from countries such as Australia, Japan, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States of America. Bilkent University’s Symphony Orchestra performs about 30 concerts every year, inviting internationally renowned artists. Bilkent University boasts a beautiful campus, conveniently located about 8 km from the city center of Ankara, in a serene and pleasant neighborhood. For more information: http://w3.bilkent.edu.tr/bilkent/

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